The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYIT) at Arkansas State University received a 15-year extension to its partnership after a vote from the Arkansas State University Board in a special meeting.
Several went to Easter services on Sunday, one of the busiest days for churches. That has some wondering, what do services look like now that Gov. Asa Hutchinson lifted the mask mandate? Kingdom Nation Church in Jonesboro had a full house, and masks were optional.
Over 200 people attended the Color Me Egg-Cited D.A.R.E. Run at Joe Mack Campbell Park on Saturday. Volunteers say it’s a great way to get outside, get some exercise, and teach kids the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.
A bill that would delay the release of certain offenders until the offender has served at least 80 percent of his or her sentence, if the person purposely selected their victim, was filed Thursday in the Arkansas legislature.
The Arkansas Department of Health on Saturday reported 165 new cases, down from 184 on Friday. Data from Johns Hopkins University shows the rolling average of new daily cases during the past two weeks has fallen by by 107.3, or 34.6%.
Both Gov. Hutchinson and Dr. Romero spoke about spring break vacationers saying, “If you’ve traveled, if you have not kept your social distance, please, get a test when you come back,” Hutchinson said.